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Blue Crab Little Gem Nicoise Salad

This homemade salad is beautifully salty
Morton Salt
Morton Salt

This light, beautiful salad is the perfect dish to fuel your summer dining. Sea salt makes for a perfect accompaniment in this salad dressing, balancing out the zesty citrus flavors.

This recipe is courtesy of Morton Salt.

Ingredients

For the Nicoise Dressing:

  • 3 Cups olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons honey
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 1 Teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 Cup capers
  • 3 anchovies
  • 1/8 Teaspoon Morton Fine Sea Salt

For the Salad:

  • 6 heads little gem lettuce, washed
  • 1/4 Cup fingerlings, cooked and thinly sliced
  • 1 Cup shaved red onion
  • 1 Cup blue crab meat (can substitute tuna)
  • 1 green beans, blanched and cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1 red pepper, 1/8-inch diced
  • 2 lemons, zested
  • 1/8 Cup chives, neatly chopped
  • 3 eggs, hard boiled and chopped
  • 1 Teaspoon Morton Coarse Sea Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon pepper

Directions

For the Nicoise Dressing:

Combine lemon juice, zest, honey, Morton Fine Sea Salt, and Dijon mustard in a blender. Start on the low setting and slowly drizzle in olive oil.

Add the capers and anchovies.

For the Salad:

In a mixing bowl, combine all the ingredients for salad and add dressing.

Serve in a chilled bowl.

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Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving1079
Total Fat111g100%
Sugar10gN/A
Saturated16g79%
Cholesterol104mg35%
Protein10g20%
Carbs17g6%
Vitamin A272µg30%
Vitamin B121µg16%
Vitamin B60.3mg15.7%
Vitamin C50mg84%
Vitamin D0.5µg0.1%
Vitamin E17mg84%
Vitamin K196µg100%
Calcium103mg10%
Fiber4g14%
Folate (food)132µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)132µg33%
Iron3mg18%
Magnesium40mg10%
Monounsaturated80gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg9%
Phosphorus165mg24%
Polyunsaturated12gN/A
Potassium556mg16%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg14.5%
Sodium724mg30%
Sugars, added6gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.1mg8.6%
Zinc2mg11%